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Master of Science (MS)

Biomedical Professions Curriculum

The Biomedical Professions major is designed to enhance a student’s overall academic qualifications. All classes are preparatory coursework for professional school.

Students will participate in foundational graduate courses that will help them to understand and use the primary literature of Biomedical Sciences. In addition to Master’s program courses, students will also take courses alongside first-year students at the DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (DCOM) or at LMU’s College of Veterinary Medicine (LMU-CVM).

A total of thirty graduate credit hours are the minimum requirement. Typical course schedules are listed below as an example.

Fall Semester

LSCI 603 Colloquial Principles of Life Science
1 hour
LSCI 604 Graduate Life Science Research Design & Analysis 3 hours
LSCI 606 Applied Ethics in Biomedical Professions 3 hours
ANAT 701 Medical Gross Anatomy (Medical Track) 7 hours
VANT 710 Animal Anatomy Lecture I (Veterinary Track) 5 hours
Graduate Elective Hours 1 - 3 hours

Spring Semester

BCHM 503 Advanced Cellular Biochemistry
3 hours
LSCI 503 Advanced Molecular Genetics & Cell Biology 3 hours
LSCI 603 Colloquial Principles of Life Science 1 hour
VANT 720 Animal Anatomy Lab II (Veterinary Track) 5 hours
Graduate Elective Hours 4 - 7 hours

Summer Semester

Graduate Elective Hours 1 - 3 hours

Biomedical Professions electives can include the following courses:

ANAT 699 Human Gross Anatomy Dissection (Spring) 3 hours
ANAT 714 Histology (Fall) 4 hours
ANAT 715 Neuroanatomy (Spring) 3 hours
LSCI 504 Advanced Techniques for Molecular Biology 3 hours
LSCI 506 Microscopic Imaging Theory & Technique 3 hours
LSCI 507 Life Sciences Research Instrumentation 3 hours
LSCI 508 Techniques of Physiological Research 2 hours
LSCI 683 Grad Research Project 3 hours

*Please note that in the event a student has course deficiencies in their undergraduate preparation, it may alter the curriculum of their graduate curriculum. This may require additional time for successful completion of this major.

Deficiency courses can include but are not limited to the following:

MATH 270 Statistics
PHIL 420 Ethics
BIOL 315 Molecular Genetics
BIOL 336 General Microbiology
BIOL 360 Immunology
BIOL 441 Biochemistry I